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August 2009: New Members and Consultants

The IDR Group is pleased to announce the names of new Members and Consultants

Joining the Group as Members:

Andrew Berkeley: specialist in the oil and gas industry. International arbitrator based in London with experience of both ad hoc and institutional arbitration.

Giovanni de Berti: Italian lawyer with a wide experience of commercial dispute resolution by arbitration and mediation. Based in Milan.

Judge Thomas Mensah: first President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Hamburg. President of the Arbitral Tribunal in the “MOX Plant Case” (Ireland v. United Kingdom). Based in London.

John Tackaberry QC: extensive experience internationally as advocate, arbitrator and mediator in construction, engineering and commercial disputes. Based in London.

Joining the Group as members of the Panel of Consultants:

Dr Randall Gossen: based in Canada, Dr Gossen is the President of the World Petroleum Council: a forum for discussing issues facing the oil industry on a worldwide basis. He is also Vice president of Global Business Relations at Nexen, Inc., Calgary, Canada.

Rt Hon Sir Donald McKinnon: International statesman.  Former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of New Zealand. Secretary General of the Commonwealth Secretariat from 2000 until 2008. Based in New Zealand and London.

For the CV s go to the Members and Consultants sections of the website